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Usain Bolt's 100m record will be easier to break than 200m: Asafa Powell

Usain Bolt's 100m record will be easier to break than 200m: Asafa Powell

Both the existing 100m and 200m world records were set by Bolt while winning gold medals during the 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

SHOCKING! Usain Bolt could lose 2008 Olympics relay gold – Here's why

SHOCKING! Usain Bolt could lose 2008 Olympics relay gold – Here's why

The team took gold in what was then a new world record of 37.10 seconds, ahead of Trinidad and Tobago and Japan.

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson settle case with nutrition company

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson settle case with nutrition company

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have settled a legal case with a nutrition company that sold the supplement Epiphany D1 which contained the banned substance oxilofrine, their management company said on Tuesday.

Usain Bolt bids for third gold as Jamaica reaches relay final

Usain Bolt bids for third gold as Jamaica reaches relay final

Usain Bolt will have the chance to go for a golden treble at the world championships in Beijing after his teammates advanced into the finals of the 4x100m relay on Saturday.

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Former 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell says he was "very disappointed" he was not among the top three finishers in the finals of the athletics World Championships here.

World Athletics Championships: Five fastest men on planet

Let's look at the five fastest times recorded in the 100 meter sprint before the much-anticipated Usain Bolt-Justin Gatlin blockbuster clash in the 2015 Beijing World Athletics Championships at the historic Bird's Nest Stadium.

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Sprinter Asafa Powell has brushed aside reported suggestions from their American rivals that they can outrun Jamaica in the relays at the 15th edition of the athletics World Championships in Beijing this weekend.

Asafa Powell runs 9.87sec in last outing before worlds

Asafa Powell runs 9.87sec in last outing before worlds

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell ran 9.87sec in his last 100m outing before the Beijing world championships at a meet in the Swiss town of Bellinzona on Tuesday.

Justin Gatlin hoping Usain Bolt healthy and fit to go in Beijing worlds

Justin Gatlin hoping Usain Bolt healthy and fit to go in Beijing worlds

American Justin Gatlin has Usain Bolt fixed in his sights and has expressed his hope that the injured Jamaican sprint king will be healthy for next month`s world championships.

Justin Gatlin powers past Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin powers past Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

American Justin Gatlin reinforced his credentials as favourite for next month`s world championships by powering to an impressive victory in the 100m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne on Thursday.

Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin might have strung together an undefeated run of 25 races since August 2013, but his main rivals in the absence of the injured Usain Bolt believe the American sprinter can be beaten.

Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence

Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence

Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday`s Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive 100m.

Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record

Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming to double 100m glory in the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.

Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship

Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship

 Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is not participating in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championship.

Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins

Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world leading time of 10.79 seconds and Asafa Powell equalled his season`s best at 9.84 seconds to win the 100 metre titles at the Jamaica national trials.

Asafa Powell cruises in trials opening 100m heat

Asafa Powell cruises in trials opening 100m heat

Former 100-metre world-record holder Asafa Powell made a strong start and showed top form Thursday in winning his opening-round 100m heat at the Jamaican Athletics Championships.

Jamaican national trials: Usain Bolt's last-gasp withdrawal fuels speculation

Jamaican national trials: Usain Bolt's last-gasp withdrawal fuels speculation

Usain Bolt`s lack of form combined with his late withdrawal from the Jamaican 100 metres national trials on Thursday have raised more doubts about the future of the world`s fastest man.

Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials

Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials

Reigning world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will return to basics when he runs the 100 metres Thursday at the Jamaica Athletics Championships to prepare for the World Championships.

Have shown I'm the best when it mattered most: Usain Bolt

Have shown I'm the best when it mattered most: Usain Bolt

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt on Friday dismissed suggestions that he is 'afraid' of facing in-form American Justin Gatlin, adding that he has shown he is the best when it mattered most.